---+!! Rockbox Documentation Index --- %TOC% --- ---++ Rockbox Manuals * *<a href="/manual.shtml">Rockbox Manuals for all usable target device, updated daily.</a>* This page has PDF and HTML versions of the Rockbox Manual for every supported platform. It should be the first place to look for usage documentation and *installation instructions*. --- ---++ General Information ---+++!! Welcome * WhyRockbox - What is Rockbox and why should you use it? * ScreenShots - Screenshots of Rockbox in action * <a href="http://svn.rockbox.org/viewvc.cgi/trunk/docs/COPYING">The GNU General Public License</a> - The terms under which Rockbox may be distributed * TargetStatus - The current status of Rockbox development on various players * ProjectGlossary - Catch up with the Rockbox project lingo * DeviceChart - Device comparison table * BuyersGuide - Want to buy a Rockbox compatible device? * IdentifyPlayer - Not sure what player you have? * DonatedMoney - Where the millions go * DonatedHardware - Where your donated players will go * NoDo - A list of features that we will not implement * [[http://svn.rockbox.org/viewvc.cgi/trunk/docs/KNOWN_ISSUES][Known issues]] * <a href="/docs/credits.html">The Noble People Behind Rockbox</a> ---+++!! More Stuff * RockboxUtility - A program designed to ease the installation of Rockbox and extras * RockboxExtras - Extras not included with the regular download * UsefulTools - A collection of tools for Rockbox as well as general digital music management * MajorChanges - List of major changes to Rockbox * ReleaseNotes - An index of the release notes for all official Rockbox versions * FeatureRequests - How to get a feature into Rockbox * FlySpray - General information on the !FlySpray system * FlySprayHowto - How to report bugs and submit patches * RockboxManual - Interested in helping out with the manual? * ExternalRelatedPages - A list of external related pages * WebStatistics - A Wiki statistics page that would be cool if it was kept up to date * DownloadMirrors * GentlemenMails - Index of "Ladies and Gentlemen, we have sound!" e-mails * RockboxMuseum - A collection of outdated pages ---+++!! FAQs * [[GeneralFAQ][Frequently Asked Questions About Rockbox]] * [[BlindFAQ][Frequently Asked Questions for Blind and Visually Impaired Rockbox users]] * [[ArchosFAQ][Frequently Asked Questions about the Archos port]] * [[IriverFAQ][Frequently Asked Questions about the iriver port]] * [[SansaFAQ][Frequently Asked Questions about the Sansa port]] * [[IpodFAQ][Frequently Asked Questions about the iPod port]] * [[OlympusFAQ][Frequently Asked Questions about the Olympus port]] ---+++!! !Meetups, !DevCons, GTs * DevCon * RockboxNYC * TowerOfRockbox --- ---++ For Users * PluginIndex - Where to find information on all plugins * ViewerPlugin - Information on viewer plugins * PluginMpegplayer - Information on the MPEG video player plugin * PluginJpeg - Information on the JPEG plugin * PluginRockboy - Information on the Rockboy (Gameboy emulator) plugin * WpsGallery - The Rockbox WPS/Theme gallery * CustomWPS - How to design your own custom While Playing Screen * SimpleGuideToWPSMaking - A simple guide to making your own WPS * AlbumArt - Information on using Album Art * ThemeGuidelines - Guidelines for submitting themes * DefaultWPS - Submissions for the Default Theme Contest * CreateFonts - How to create fonts for use with Rockbox * FontFormat - The Rockbox font format * UserConvertedFonts - Gallery of user-converted fonts * UnicodeGuide - The Unicode info page * UnicodeFonts - The status of Unicode support with various fonts * LangFiles - Details on the .lang file type * IconSets - The Icon Sets gallery * CustomIcons - How to create custom icons for Rockbox * DataBase - Details on the Rockbox Database * FmPresets - FM radio tuner Presets for various regions * VoiceFiles - Index of pre-built voice files * VoiceHowto - How to make your player speak * VoiceBuilding - How to make your own voices * LoadableKeyboardLayouts - Information on custom keyboard layouts * CustomConfigFile - Details of the Rockbox configuration file type * LastFMLog - Info on last.fm logging capabilities * GaplessPlayback - About Gapless playback * GaplessHowTo - How to create gapless sound files * VolumeTriggeredRecording * RoLo - Information on the Rockbox Loader * ScreenDump - How to take a bitmap image of your screen * SoundCodecs - Details on the codecs supported by Rockbox * ShuffleExplained - Basic description of how shuffle works in Rockbox * CustomFiletypeColours - Make your File Browser look like Linux! * [[QuickScreen]] - Information on the Quick Screen * <a target="_self" href="ThemeEditor" title="ThemeEditor">ThemeEditor</a> Information on the Theme Editor --- ---++ For Developers ---+++!! Getting Started & Compiling * NewPort - How to start a port to a new player * PortingHowTo - How to create a new build target * DevelopmentGuide - First-time guide to Rockbox development * CrossCompiler - Building the cross compiler (Linux/Cygwin) * ManualHowto - Detailed instructions on building the rockbox reference Manual doc from source * WorkingWithPatches - How to work with patches * HowToWriteCodecs - How to write Rockbox codecs * HowtoWritePlugins - How to write Rockbox plugins * HowtoVerifyPlugins - How to verify plugins * HowToAutomatePluginScreenshots - How to make pretty screenshots for inclusion in the manual * UsingGit - How to use Git * ObjdumpGuide - How to use objdump to disassemble firmware. * LinuxSimpleGuideToCompiling - The simplified guide to compiling for Linux * InterixDevelopment - How to use Interix (aka Microsoft SFU/SUA) to compile Rockbox on Windows * CoLinuxDevelopmentPlatform - How to use !CoLinux to compile Rockbox * DevelopmentTools - A collection of various development tools * BuildClient - How to add your powerful machine to the server build farm * UiSimulator - What it is and how to build/use it (Unix/Linux/Cygwin/MacOS) * ArmInstructions - ARM instruction quick guides ---+++!! About the Code * RockboxArchitecture - The internal architecture of Rockbox * SourceLayout - The source code layout of Rockbox * SourceProfiling - How to profile Rockbox * WhyNoMalloc - Why does Rockbox have no malloc()? * AllocatingRAM - How to allocate a buffer * RockboxMemoryLayout - Memory layout under Rockbox * PluginMemoryLayout * UseMemoryGuard - How to use the memory guard ("Catch mem accesses") debugging feature * ListWidget - How to use the List Widget * RockboxKernel - Description of the Rockbox Kernel * RockboxPCMPlayback - Part of an attempt to document the software codec playback code * RockboxUsbHandling - USB handling in Rockbox * UsingTheMenuAPI - How to use the Menu API * GraphicsAPI - Graphics API documentation * GreylibCalibration - Steps needed to calibrate greylib on new target * WpsTokenizerDEPRECATED - Details on the WPS tokenizer * DynamicCPUFrequency - Dynamic CPU Frequency in Rockbox * TargetTree - The Target Tree structure * LangFiles - Details on the .lang file type * TagcacheDBFormat - Details on the structure of the database ---+++!! Benchmarks and Test Results * BatteryRuntime - Rockbox battery runtime testing * CodecPerformanceComparison - Sound codec performance compared side-by-side * UsbPerformance - Details on the performance of the Rockbox USB Stack * LcdFrameRate - LCD frame rates for various players * DiskSpeed - Rockbox disk driver speed measurements ---+++!! Hardware Information * HardwareSchematics - Hardware schematics for various players * PortPinAssignments - Port pin assignments for various players * DataSheets * DatasheetErrata * ColdFire * TelechipsInfo * MotorolaDSP56k * TexasInstrumentsTMS320 * SigmaTelSTMP3xxx * PortalPlayer * GoForce - nVidia bought !PortalPlayer and continues the line under this name * IngenicJz47xx * PhilipsSAA7750 * PhilipsPNX0101 - Info on the Philips !PNX010X series of chips * SamsungSA58 - Info on the Samsung series of chips * RockChip * AustriaMicrosystemsAS3514 * SanyoLV24000 - One chip FM/AM tuner IC for portable equipment ---+++!! People * RockboxSteeringBoard - For when decisions aren't easily made * KnowledgeMap - The Who-Knows-What List * WhoDoesWhat - The Who-Does-What List * RockboxTesting - Find people with specific players to help you test ---+++!! Projects & Discussions * MrSomeonesTodoList - New to Rockbox and unsure where to begin? Help Someone complete his tasks! * SummerOfCode - Description and page index * ReleasePlanning - Page for release planning discussion * ReleaseTodo - Page for things to do before a proper release can be done * ReleaseChecklist * BootloaderRelease - Short guide how to release official bootloader * PortalPlayerUsb - Details on the current status of the Rockbox USB Stack for PortalPlayer * SoftwareCodecPlayback - Plan to rework playback * ViewPorts - Plan to change how the WPS screen displays information * ViewPortsDesign - ... and the design. * AustriaMicrosystems - Regarding the communication with people at the company * ViewDrawing - New theme design proposal piggy-backing on ViewPorts * CompiledSkinProposal - A proposal to have compiled skins for Rockbox * MenuLayoutDiscussion - Discussion about the menu layout and possible improvements to it * TouchscreenInterface * UsbOnTheGoSupport * TextToSpeech * FontSystemProposal * MultiFontSupport - A discussion on how multi-font support can be implemented * NonLatinLanguages - Supporting Rockbox over non-latin languages * GitVersionControl - Git Version Control system, and how it might be useful for Rockbox * RockboxArchitectureImprovements * VKeyboardDesignProposal * MultiScreenVKeyboard * AudioAPIEnhancement * AudioHardwareAPIProposal * RockboxUtility - The Qt version of Rockbox Utility * RockboxUtilityDevelopment - Development information for RBUtil * DeviceDetection - Info on RBUtil device detection * DeviceEnableRegistersPP502x - Information regarding the Device Enable registers on !PP502X targets * RockboxOrgEmail - Want a fancy @rockbox.org email address? * SoundCodecs - Details on the codecs supported by Rockbox * CodecPerformanceComparison - Sound codec performance compared side-by-side * ConsoleEmulators - List of console emulators that might help porting to Rockbox * ThemeRepository - Discussing the adoption of themes.rockbox.org * UseDisplayName - "Using display names allows you to browse files using the id3 tags embedded into most mp3 files" * MasLimitations - MAS MPEG audio decoders seems to not correctly decode all valid MPEG version/layer/bitrate combinations. * AllKeysConfigurable - People want to be able to personalize everything but it would be a nightmare to support. Discuss. * CustomMenus - People want to be able to personalize everything but it would be a nightmare to support. Discuss. * BrowseByAlphabet - A proposal for browsing by the first letter of the filename * DocumentViewer - The beginning of a plugin for viewing Wikipedia articles or converting HTML, PDF files for Rockbox * ButtonAssignments - A work page to assist in making the keymaps, and hence the code, more generic. * LocalizablePlugins - A proposal to implement localizable plugins. --- ---++ Hardware Projects ---+++!! General Hardware Projects * LyreProject - Project to design and build a Free/Open hardware audio player for use with Rockbox * GigabeatCustomdock - The custom dock for the Gigabeat F and X * RockIR - A plan to develop something using Infared... Honestly I can't say I understand. * CarPowerSupply - How to build up very easily a simple power supply to get your beloved Archos Player or Archos Recorder v1 charged in your car * MicPreamp - Microphone Preamplifier * <a href="http://18.104.22.168/search?q=cache:wHBUZDX4TtYJ:www.geocities.com/raichea/html/archosremote.htm+http://www.geocities.com/raichea/&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=1">Steve Russell's PIC-based remote control for the Archos</a> * <a href="http://www.angelfire.com/trek/archos/">Chris Halsall's Archos Multimedia Jukebox 20 page</a> with disassembly instructions useful for FM and V2 owners * <a href="http://kuniseins.ku.funpic.de/index.html">Archos Atmel remote control</a> by Matthias Klumpp * <a href="http://www.k9spud.com/vwcdpic/">VWCDPIC Adapter</a> - Remote control Archos from Volkswagen radio * <a href="http://www.connactivity.com/~eaw/archos_apart/">Eric Woudenberg's excellent description on how to repair the DC socket on the V1 Recorder.</a> * <a href="http://sophana.free.fr">Rockbox as a Sony Unilink Car CD Changer emulator</a> * UseOldiPodsWithBadFirewirePort - I think the title of this one says it all * SansaRepair - Solder your broken Sansa E200 headphone jack * ArchosInfraredRemote - IR receiver for Archos Recorder/Studio/FMR ---+++!! Disassembly * DisassemblePlayer - How to disassemble the Archos Jukebox * <a href="http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPod/iPod-Nano-Remastered/Complete-Disassembly-Page-1-Complete-Disassembly">iPod dissection pictures</A> * <a href="http://www.videojug.com/film/how-to-replace-the-battery-in-your-iriver-h320-or-h340">iriver h3x0 Dissassembly Video</a> ---+++!! Hard Drive Replacement * HardDriveReplacement - Information on hard drive sizes and replacement possibilities * BigDisk - Information regarding replacement hard drives over 137 gigabytes for the Archos * <a href="http://www.mctubster.com/hd.html">Hard drive update for the Archos</a> * GigabeatX60HardDriveUpgrade - Information on hard drive upgrades for the Gigabeat X * CFModGuide - Guide to replacing HDDs with Compact Flash cards * MiniCF - Guide to replacing iPod Mini Microdrives with Compact Flash cards * ZIFToATAAdapter - How to install drives using ZIF to ATA adapters * UDMAonUSB - Guide to speed up UDMA hard drive / CF transfers to or from a computer on certain DAPs * [[http://www.command-tab.com/2007/03/11/upgrading-ipod-hard-drives/][Harddisk compatibility for iPods]] * [[http://www.stolltech.ch/iriver.pdf][DIY: ZIF to IDE adapter (pdf)]] * [[http://www.addonics.com/support/faqs/faq_toshiba18.asp][Good view of 50pin 1.8" drive]] * [[http://www.hitachigst.com/marketing/image-lib/Product-Photos/LowRes/TSC4K60-CE-ZIF-open.jpg][Good view of ZIF 40 connector on Hitachi 1.8" Drive]] ---+++!! Hardware Modification * <a href="http://mywebpages.comcast.net/jstewart228368/archos-modification.html">James Stewart's Jukebox 6000 Bass and Volume improvement</a> * RTCModH1x0 - RTC Mod for H1x0 series * <a href="http://www.uwe-freese.de/hardware-projekte/rockbox/8mb_ram_en.html">Uwe Freese's 8MB RAM mod for Recorders</a> * <a href="http://www.uwe-freese.de/hardware-projekte/rockbox/rtc_alarm_en.html">Uwe Freese's RTC alarm mod for v1 recorders</a> * CaseModding - Some interesting stuff people have done to modify their players. * UartBoot - UART Boot Mod * OndioBacklight - Ondio Backlight Mod ---+++!! Buy and Sell * WorkingPlayerForSale - Have a working player to sell ? * SpareParts - Have hardware components to offer or pieces you need? --- CategoryFrontpage: Documentation index - Looking for something? [Documentation]
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